Related Conditions and Treatments
Complex Biventricular Repair
Complex biventricular repair is an option for children with single ventricle heart defects to achieve two-ventricle circulation.
Double Outlet Right Ventricle (DORV)
Double outlet right ventricle (DORV) is a type of rare congenital heart condition.
Heterotaxy is a rare condition where many organs in the body can be formed abnormally, in the wrong position, or even missing.
Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS)
Boston Children’s takes an innovative approach to treating HLHS with the world’s largest and most experienced program for fetal cardiac intervention.
Pulmonary atresia occurs when the pulmonary valve — normally located between the right ventricle and the pulmonary artery — doesn’t form properly.
Single Ventricle Defects
A single ventricle defect occurs when one of the two pumping chambers in the heart, called ventricles, isn’t large enough or strong enough to work correctly.
Single Ventricle Surgery
Learn how single ventricle surgery is used to treat congenital heart defects.
In tricuspid atresia, the tricuspid valve — which is normally located between the right atrium and the right ventricle — is missing, as is the right ventricle.